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Welcome to the Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017!

Feb 17, 2017

Diabetes Feet Australia are delighted to announce the opening of earlybird conference registrations and the official Conference website! The Conference Committee have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you something very special for the 4-5th September 2017. You’ll not only enjoy the beautiful beachfront, but a stellar two day fully immersed program. We…

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Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017

Feb 16, 2017

Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017: September 4-5th, Gold Coast Diabetes Feet Australia are delighted to announce the opening of earlybird conference registrations and the official Conference website! The Conference Committee have been working hard behind the scenes to bring you something very special for the 4-5th September 2017. You’ll not only enjoy the beautiful beachfront,…

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Early bird tickets go on sale

Feb 16, 2017

Welcome to the Diabetes Feet Australia Conference 2017! We are incredibly excited to welcome you in September for what is shaping up to be an unmissable event. We have now opened early bird conference registrations which close in April. Now is the time to get your discounted tickets and accommodation before the rush sets in!…

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Footing the bill for a ‘silent’ sickness

Nov 14, 2016

The “silent burden” of foot disease afflicts one in ten hospital patients, costing taxpayers billions and filling nearly 5,000 hospital beds each night, according to research from DFA, QUT and the Wound CRC. The research, released on the back of World Diabetes Day (MONDAY NOVEMBER 14), analysed the conditions of 733 adult inpatients from five…

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Following on from the release of the 2021 Australian guidelines for diabetes-related foot disease last year, we are excited to release the Diabetes and Feet companion toolkit that has been designed to help busy multidisciplinary health professionals use guideline recommended DFD care at any time and place and with the person with diabetes-related foot ulcer right there in front of them. This resource was funded by the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS), an initiative of the Australian Government and is administered by Diabetes Australia, in partnership with Diabetes Feet Australia and the Australian Diabetes Society.You can learn more and download this important resource at www.ndss.com.au/about-diabetes/resources/find-a-resource/diabetes-and-feet-toolkit/Australian Podiatry Association Advanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Diabetes Educators Association Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres Australian Orthotic Prosthetic Association Wounds Australia Regional Wounds Victoria ... See MoreSee Less
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Check out the latest in aussie DFD research released in the last few weeks!www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/research-article/latest-aussie-research-for-april/ ... See MoreSee Less
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It's been a busy few weeks for aussie DFD research - to check out the latest in research click on the link!www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/research-article/whats-new-in-aussie-dfd-research-for-march/ ... See MoreSee Less
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National Diabetes Support Scheme – Indigenous Consultation Project. Yarning Pty Ltd has been engaged by Diabetes Australia to consult with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and communities, and health workers who provides support to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with diabetes to gain thoughts, insights, and valuable feedback around the National Diabetes Support Scheme and associated programs for Indigenous Australians who suffer Type 1, Type 2, and Gestational Diabetes. This feedback will be used to inform future polices, and programs. Feedback is being sought from any health professionals whose roles (both directly and indirectly) includes providing support to Indigenous patients with Diabetes, Indigenous people who are living with diabetes, or Indigenous family members who provide care for someone living with diabetes. Feedback is being sought via a number of methods: online workshops, online surveys, one-on-one interviews. Click below for all the information about how to access and also who to contact. www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/national-diabetes-support-scheme-indigenous-consultation-project/ ... See MoreSee Less
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EXPRESSION OF INTEREST: Closes next week!The DFA Steering Committee plays a leadership role in developing the strategic plan and priorities for DFA, and delivering projects and activities that align with the strategic plan. Members have a well-developed understanding and experience with diabetes-related foot disease in Australia and participate in making informed, valuable contributions to DFA’s primary objectives.DFA is now seeking up to three additional steering members and is looking for those with significant DFD experience in the following to join the team:- Allied Health - Nursing - Emerging national leader in DFDSound interesting? Click on the link below to learn more. Applications close next Monday 28FEB22.www.diabetesfeetaustralia.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/02/DFA-Steering-Committee-Member-EOI-V3.0.pdfAdvanced Practicing Podiatrists - High Risk Foot Group Australian Podiatry Association Australian Diabetes Society National Association of Diabetes Centres APNA - Australian Primary Health Care Nurses Association ... See MoreSee Less
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